A decade of Jubilee Cup final MVP winners

The Player of the Jubilee Cup Final is awarded the Jim Brown Plate. Jim Brown was a stalwart of the great Petone teams of the 1960s and 1970, playing over 200 matches for the club and many for Wellington. He was a contemporary of former Petone and All Black captain Andy

Alignment – The Rise of Eden Rugby

By Adam Julian / Photos Eden Rugby and Joe Simpson “We’re like bad pennies, we just keep turning up!” Grant Nicholls laughs when asked to explain what’s unique about the character of the Eden RFC, shock first-time winners of the 2021 Gallaher Shield after 99 years of trying. Nicholls is one

Youthful Lions squad named for 2021 NPC tilt

Wellington Lions fans will be hoping for a special 21st birthday celebration at the end of the upcoming National Provincial Championship season. The of squad of 35 players selected for the campaign was released on Wednesday. As always, plenty of youth has been included, with several players not born the last

Jubilee Cup finals: Match-winning moments

Above: Junior Togia scoring one of his two tries in the 2016 Jubilee Cup final against Marist St Pat's, and, inset, MSP playing captain and try-scorer Kas Lealamanua with the Jubilee Cup in 2012 after their win over Ories. Tawa and MSP meet in the 2021 final on Saturday 31